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India's polished diamond exports rise 28% in February
In February 2013, India noted a rise in the value of exports of both its rough and polished diamonds. In the month, polished diamond exports increased in value by 28 percent (on y-o-y basis) to $1.841 billion, while its volumes fell 7 percent to 2.819 million carats. The country's polished diamond i.....
Enthusiasm resurfaces at Hong Kong Jewellery Show
As the 30th edition of the Hong Kong Gem and Jewellery Fair, which opened on March 5 continues until March 9, it brings some fresh breeze of optimism. Organisers of the show claim this year witnessed a record number of exhibitors -3,300 exhibitors from 49 countries and regions. Also buyer turnout ha.....
Botswana Diamonds Enters Option Agreement With Morminas
Botswana Diamonds entered into an option agreement with a Mozambican company, Morminas, a subsidiary of EIP Group of Portugal to evaluate two license blocks on the Save River in Mozambique, close to the border with Zimbabwe. Morminas holds a 100 percent interest in both blocks. The Save River runs s.....
Lucara Receovers 239-Ct. Diamond at Botswana Mine
Lucara Diamond Corporation recovered a 239.2 carat diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana, the company reported. Two more exceptional stones were recently found at the mine, including a stone weighing 124 carats and another weighing 71.1 carats."The recovery of these large stones is hugely signifi.....
NRF Survey Observes No Change in Spending Plans for Easter
The National Retail Federation (NRF) determined that with a ''plethora of budgetary concerns'' on the minds of most U.S. consumers, there would be no real change in spending for the upcoming Easter holiday. In a survey conducted for the NRF by BIGinsight, the average shopper will spend about $145 on.....
Afri-Can Marine Acquires 20% Stake in Thyme Investments
Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation completed an acquisition of 20 percent of the common shares of Thyme Investments Ltd., which is the sole owner of the exclusive prospecting license 3403, a marine diamond concession in Namibia, in exchange for common shares. Afri-Can Marine issued 2,437,500 share.....
U.S. Chain – Store Sales 2%
U.S. weekly chain-store sales rose 2.3 percent year on year for the week that ended on March 16, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs. On a week-to-week basis, comparable-store sales rose 1.4 percent. “Sales were stronger over the past week as weather t.....
Stornoway Sees Potential for Large Diamonds At Renard Mine
Stornoway Diamond Corporation
Industry divided on proposed Surat Diamond Bourse
SURAT: Surat diamantiares and Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) have crossed swor...
Indian Diamond Institute to start a course in synthetic diamonds
SURAT: The Indian Diamond Institute (IDI) has decided to start a new course in synthetic diamonds....
Indian manufacturers focus on processing non-gem application diamonds
SURAT : Like the U.S, China, Japan, Taiwan and the EU, the companies into the manufacturing of lab ...
Rough diamond prices to increase 5% every year
SURAT: On one hand, the diamond industry is elated over the development with regard to a new diamond bourse but on the other, small and medium diamantaires have no respite from the increasing prices of rough diamonds.
Diamonds sparkle as gold loses glitter
MUMBAI: Diamond as an investment assets is picking up pace in India. Although the pace is slow, this rise in investor interest is being fuelled by a combination of factors: rarity of a diamond, rapidly growing demand for this precious gem while supply is becoming a constraint, transparency, reliable.....
September Hong Kong Jewellery And Gem Fair 2014
September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair...
NRF Survey Observes No Change in Spending Plans for Easter
The National Retail Federation (NRF) determined that with a ''plethora of budgetary concerns'' on the minds of most U.S. consumers, there would be no real change in spending for the upcoming Easter holiday. In a survey conducted for the NRF by BIGinsight, the average shopper will spend about $145 on.....
India's polished diamond exports rise 28% in February
In February 2013, India noted a rise in the value of exports of both its rough and polished diamonds. In the month, polished diamond exports increased in value by 28 percent (on y-o-y basis) to $1.841 billion, while its volumes fell 7 percent to 2.819 million carats. The country's polished diamond i.....